Cacao Lane 8066 Main St., Ellicott City, 410-461-1378. Continental cuisine served in the rooms of a 160-year-old building. Seasonal three-tier decks. Light fare. Sunday brunch. L D $-$$$
Cafe Bagel 6010 Marshalee Drive, Elkridge, 410-540-4900. Bagels, sandwiches, salads, specialty coffees, bakery items. Open daily. B L $
The Cafe at David’s Natural Market 5430 Lynx Lane, Wilde Lake Village Center, Columbia, 410-730-2304. International vegetarian entrees, homemade soups, salads and vegan desserts. Open daily. B L $
Cafe de Paris 8808 Centre Park Drive, Columbia, 410-997-3560. French American bistro. Casual and romantic. Family-style night Mondays. Live jazz Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. Saturday and Sunday brunch. Open daily. Three-course menu, wine dinners, cooking classes, cocktail lounge. Catering available. L D $$-$$$$
Carrabba’s Italian Grill 4430 Long Gate Parkway, Ellicott City, 410-461-5200. Italian restaurant owned by Outback Steakhouse. Pasta, pizza, grill specialties, kids’ menu. Lunchtime hours on weekends only. L D $-$$
Casey’s Coffee Dorsey’s Search Village Center, 4725 Dorsey Hall Drive, Ellicott City, 410-997-5682. Breakfast specials, bagels, sandwiches, salads and soups. B L
Ceazar Restaurant 6801-D Douglas Legum Drive, Elkridge, 443-755-9444. Kabobs, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Persian menu. Lunch buffet, kids’ menu. Dine-in and carryout. Big-screeen TV. L D $-$$$
Champps Restaurant & Bar 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway (Columbia mall), Columbia, 443-367-0333. Casual dining; scratch kitchen. Sunday brunch, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Half-price appetizers during happy hour at bar. L D $-$$
Charter Deli 10700 Charter Drive, Suite 130, Columbia; 410-715-2272. Full-scale delicatessen. Wide variety of sandwiches and salads; bagels, muffins, scrambled egg sandwiches. Catering options available. B L D $
Cha Ya Sushi & Thai 8874 McGaw Road, Columbia, 410-381-8887.
Cheeburger Cheeburger 8872 McGaw Road, Columbia, 410-290-6495. Customized burgers and chicken sandwiches with more than 21 toppings. Shakes and malts available in more than 72 flavors.
(The) Cheesecake Factory 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia mall, Columbia, 410-997-9311. L D
Chen Hibachi Buffet 8801 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, 410-480-9810. Buffet-style dining. Authentic Chinese food. Seafood, pizza, sushi, vegetarian, desserts. Children’s prices. Open daily. L D $-$$
Chicken Out Rotisserie 6270 Columbia Crossing Circle, Columbia, 410-872-8600. Cafeteria-style. Chicken meals made from scratch in small batches; no preservatives or artificial flavor enhancers. Open daily. Meal deals. $
China Village 4882 Montgomery Road, Ellicott City, 410-418-5855. Traditional Chinese specialties. Carryout. Open daily. L D $-$$
Chinese Gourmet Owen Brown Village Center, Columbia, 410-381-5280. Traditional and neo-traditional Chinese cuisine (nutrition information included on menu); no-frills storefront dining. D $-$$
Chipotle Mexican Grill 6181 Old Dobbin Lane, Columbia, 410-872-8688. Mexican cuisine.
Chopstixx (Fine Asian Food) 7260 D Montgomery Road, Elkridge Corner Shopping Center, Elkridge, 410-379-5566; fax 410-379-1947.
(The) Classic Cup 10805 Birmingham Way, #24, Woodstock, 410-750-7200. Neighborhood meeting place; free wireless Internet. Light supper, drinks and snacks. Open daily. B L D $
Clyde’s of Columbia 10221 Wincopin Circle, Columbia, 410-730-2828. Lakefront setting. Urban American cuisine. A la carte Sunday brunch. Early bird weekday special, 4-5:30 p.m.; 20% off. L D $-$$$